Evangelization Resources

Evangelization Resources

Alpha for Catholics: Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks.

Amazing Parish:  Seeks to revitalize the Church by equipping her pastors and leaders with the training, resources and support they need to create vibrant and thriving parishes.

Awakening Faith (Invite & Welcome Inactive Catholics): Small group process that helps inactive Catholics return to the Church.

Bible Study for Catholics: The Great Adventure Catholic Bible study program is designed in such a way that anyone can make sense of the Bible and experience the life-changing power of God’s Word.

Called and Gifted for the Third Millennium, reflection of the U.S. Catholic Bishops on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity and the Fifteenth Anniversary of Called and Gifted; publication # 5-002

Catherine of Siena Institute:  Make apostolic formation and support readily available to all lay Catholics.  Resources include Forming Intentional Disciples and Parish Missions.

Catholics Come Home:  Invites fallen away and uncatechised Catholics to rediscover the truth, wonder and mystery of the Catholic faith, and to return to the practice of the sacraments and the fullness of relationship with Jesus Christ and the Church he founded.

Christian Hospitality, Communication Center, Evangelization Ministry Archdiocese of Louisville, phone (502) 636-0296 Equips Catholics for the essential work of evangelization so others might personally encounter Jesus Christ and be transformed into His missionary disciples.

Evangelization in the Modern World, Encyclical of Pope Paul VI, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; publication # 129-6 Content for small group faith sharing

Formed/Augustine Institute: Features great Catholic content: videos, audio talks, eBooks and movies.

Go and Make Disciples, A National Plan and Strategy for Catholic Evangelization in the United States; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; publication # 556-9 English; #592-5 Spanish

Great Ideas from Great Parishes, A Parish Handbook from Renew International; Mary Ann Jeselson & Carole Garibaldi Rogers; Liguori Publications

Paulist Evangelization Ministries: Helps Catholics with programs to share their faith, to reach out to seekers and those who are disconnected.

Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization: In a particular way, the work of this Council is at the service to the Churches of ancient foundations and to those in traditionally Christian areas where secularization has become most apparent.

Rebuilt Parish: Draws on the wisdom gleaned from thriving mega-churches and innovative business leaders while anchoring this vision in the Eucharistic center of Catholic faith

Renewal Ministries: fosters renewal and evangelization in the Catholic Church by helping people both know the personal love of God in Jesus and grow in holiness.

Saint Paul Street Evangelization: St. Paul Street Evangelization provides the tools and resources for Catholics to engage the culture in a simple, non-confrontational method of evangelization which involves making themselves available to the public to answer questions about the faith and to pray with those who request it.

That Man is You: In communion with other men focuses on becoming a Man after God’s Own Heart and develops the vision of man fully alive. It makes an honest assessment of challenges facing men today and provides a practical path to transformation by focusing on men’s relationship with God.

The Evangelical Catholic: Partners with parishes to bring the Good News to people in parishioner-led evangelization small groups.
The Parish Management Handbook, A Practical Guide for Pastors, Administrators, and Other Parish Leaders; edited by Charles E. Zech; Twenty-Third Publications

Additional Resources
Pastoral Planning Programs

Parish Life Survey – (CARA) Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate; Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1203; telephone: 202.687.8080;

ENVISION – A Christ Centered Pastoral Planning Process; Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association, 3031 Fourth Street, NE, Washington DC, 20017; telephone 202.832.5022;

To order resources or obtain a catalog of other USCCB titles,
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